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Wilber's War (a trilogy)

by Tom Bevier

Three years in the Pacific Theater during WWIl leads to 700 intimate letters, but this story is less about a war hero than it is about a loving family man. In his weighty trilogy (nine pounds on the bathroom scale) in honor of the father... Read More

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Black Cat 2-1

by Tom Bevier

This moving memoir about the gritty life of a military helicopter pilot fills a gap in the genre of Vietnam literature. In the onslaught of books written about the Vietnam War, there has been endless questioning as to whether it was... Read More

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A Memoir of the Missile Age

by Tom Bevier

This fascinating memoir of a Soviet military technology engineer recounts with conviction the political failings of nuclear disarmament. When Vitaly Leonidovich Katayev, author of A Memoir of the Missile Age: One Man’s Journey, was a... Read More

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The Miracle of Sam

by Tom Bevier

There’s a lot of imagined doggy talk in "The Miracle of Sam", a heartfelt story of a couple in Sedona, Arizona, and the canine companion who renews their lives. As Andy Rooney once quipped, “If dogs could talk it would take a lot of... Read More

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But One Husband

by Tom Bevier

Sarah Ann Thirkell was born in 1837 in Yorkshire, England. She grew up in that damp and foggy place in a family near the bottom of the English class system; she came to yearn for a life free of subservience to the whims of the ruling... Read More

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Malta Remembered

by Tom Bevier

The Mediterranean archipelago of Malta has been strategically important for a succession of powers, from the Phoenicians, Greeks, and Romans to the Spanish, French, and English. The islands’ history and landscape also served as the... Read More

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Adventures with Sam

by Tom Bevier

If you go dove hunting in Argentina, you are expected to kill a thousand birds a day or “suffer the ignominy” of fellow hunters. That is what happened to Sam W. McQuade on the first day of the hunt, when he shot only five-hundred.... Read More

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Caught in a Flap!

by Tom Bevier

Of the myriad ways to impress the “chicks,” few are more novel than the one tendered in "Caught in a Flap!", a naughty novel dealing mainly with the nether region of the female anatomy. The author, Des Parunia, a doctor with a... Read More

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